Large sized heading Iceberg variety, dark green crumpled leaves with firm heart. Sow autumn, spring and summer. Resists early bolting. Matures by 12 weeks. 80-90 days.
One of oldest, most popular salad vegetables, spread from India in ancient times and enjoying a resurgence. Varieties available for all seasons. Mostly dislikes very hot conditions and will tolerate some shade. Rich well drained soil. Best on near neutral soils. 600-1000 seeds per gram